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Happy Valley Racecourse

Horse racing, the highlight of Hong Kong, is the most popular attraction that attracts millions of visitors every year. It is talked throughout the world as most people enjoy the excitement of horse racing and maybe gambling on the races. Happy Valley Racecourse is the place that offers a day of recreation.

The Happy Valley Racecourse Hong Kong is located at the low-lying area located between Wan Chai and Causeway Bay. It was built in 1845 on a swampland and the first horse-racing was held there in 1846. From that time on, horse racing become popular in Hong Kong day by day and now Hong Kong is recognized internationally as a racing venue and is favorite spectator sport among Hong Kong residents, many of whom like to have a flutter on the horses.

Happy Valley venue which can accommodate up to 35000 race-goers has advanced tracks, giant computer screens and other modern facilities. Needless to say, spectators are reminded that it is forbidden to use flash photography as this has an adverse effect on the horses and their performance.

With dazzling lights, electric atmosphere and bustle of a huge crowd, visitors can experience the essence of horse racing culture in Hong Kong on the platform. Rub shoulders with the locals, the winning of choosing the right horse makes the night more exciting, and surely, you will share the night with more than 30,000 visitors! Just come in from September to June (the racing season). And the race generally takes place on Wednesday evenings.

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